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About Bowen This healing technique was developed by the Australian Tom Bowen.   For over 30 years he developed and refined his innovative form of soft tissue manipulation. Tom Bowen never actually taught anyone his technique.  However, he did allow people to observe him at work.  From these observations people developed their own interpretations and passed them on […]

NICE guidelines for low back pain and the role of manual therapy explored. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.  They updated their guidelines for the assessment and management of low back pain and sciatica in November 2016. Their main recommendations were: A group exercise […]

Sleep problems…..need a good nights sleep then try these…… There is nothing more distressing in many ways than not sleeping. Poor sleep and insomnia can greatly affect mood, motivation and the ability to perform tasks during the daytime. It can also contribute to headaches, exacerbate pain and leave us feeling even less motivated to exercise […]

Osteopathy- what do osteopaths do and can they help me? (Please note, this article is taken directly from the institute of osteopathy website.) Today’s society places ever increasing demands on our time. With the pressures of juggling a career, domestic tasks, managing the finances, and caring for those we love, it can be difficult to concentrate […]

Walking and health- Put your best foot forward! It is the height of the Summer, and we have (surprisingly) had some sun! Which is a fantastic opportunity for us to get out and about to keep ourselves fit and healthy. With the success of the Olympics so far, hopefully some of you have been inspired […]

You can take an active role in controlling your back pain with a DIY massage, which is available to you any time for little to no cost. Please note that this advice is a guide only and is not suitable for everyone with back pain. Please ask your GP or osteopath before you complete any […]

It’s easier than you think to improve your health and fitness- you don’t have to be a Wimbledon Pro Being active has lots of benefits for your body. As well as lowering your risk of developing serious health problems, such as heart disease and type-2 diabetes in later life, being active helps keep your heart […]

Osteoporosis is a condition that makes bones more brittle and prone to fracture. Although osteoporosis can effect men and younger people, post-menopausal women are most at risk. One of the best ways to help maintain healthy bones is to exercise regularly – which encourages the bones to absorb calcium and other mineral salts that keep […]